Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 186 279 311
Rank change year-on-year +93 +32 +13
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 43 87 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 2.26% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 25
Median daily rate £550 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £410 £448 £368
90th Percentile £675 £613 £573
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +35.94% -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,784 3,852 3,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.11% 26.59% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,186 2,506 2,039
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £250 £300 £300
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +87.74% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.90 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.20 £78.57 £47.75
Median hourly rate £33.61 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +52.77% +10.00% +5.37%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +87 18 £513 +13.89% 1
Berkshire +62 12 £556 +23.61% 1
Surrey +42 12 £550 +10.55% 2
East Sussex +13 8 £638 +34.21%
Hampshire +58 4 - - 9
Buckinghamshire +29 3 £450 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 -
West Sussex +20 1 £450 -13.46%
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 43 (100.00%) AWS
2 33 (76.74%) Amazon S3
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (58.14%) Terraform
5 24 (55.81%) Serverless
6 22 (51.16%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (51.16%) DevOps
7 21 (48.84%) Ansible
7 21 (48.84%) Java
8 20 (46.51%) Scrum
8 20 (46.51%) Docker
9 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
9 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
10 18 (41.86%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (39.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 17 (39.53%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (37.21%) Kanban
13 15 (34.88%) Python
13 15 (34.88%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (32.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (32.56%) Web Services
15 13 (30.23%) Linux
16 12 (27.91%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (25.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (25.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 11 (25.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
18 10 (23.26%) CloudFront
19 9 (20.93%) Microservices

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (18.60%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (16.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (16.28%) Confluence
3 6 (13.95%) nginx
3 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
5 4 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.30%) CMS
5 4 (9.30%) GemFire
5 4 (9.30%) Headless CMS
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.98%) Drupal
7 2 (4.65%) Apache
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (4.65%) JBoss
7 2 (4.65%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 43 (100.00%) AWS
2 33 (76.74%) Amazon S3
3 24 (55.81%) Serverless
4 22 (51.16%) AWS Lambda
5 18 (41.86%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (39.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 17 (39.53%) Amazon ECS
7 15 (34.88%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (32.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (27.91%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (25.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (25.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (23.26%) CloudFront
12 6 (13.95%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (13.95%) OpenShift
12 6 (13.95%) Route 53
13 5 (11.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 5 (11.63%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (9.30%) GitHub
14 4 (9.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) DSL
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) MQTT
4 2 (4.65%) SSH
4 2 (4.65%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) IPsec
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (16.28%) Big Data
2 7 (16.28%) MariaDB
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) Redis
7 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
1 19 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) JIRA
3 7 (16.28%) Liquibase
3 7 (16.28%) Selenium
4 6 (13.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (11.63%) Bitbucket
5 5 (11.63%) Maven
6 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
6 4 (9.30%) Protractor
7 3 (6.98%) Gradle
7 3 (6.98%) Mocha
7 3 (6.98%) Snyk
7 3 (6.98%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.33%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.33%) JUnit
8 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.33%) Spinnaker
General
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) React Developer
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) RESTful
2 7 (16.28%) Spring Boot
3 6 (13.95%) Kafka
3 6 (13.95%) Spring
4 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (9.30%) Node.js
5 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (9.30%) REST
5 4 (9.30%) WireMock
6 3 (6.98%) Ajax
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) React
6 3 (6.98%) React Native
7 2 (4.65%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) DevOps
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
4 16 (37.21%) Kanban
5 9 (20.93%) Microservices
6 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (16.28%) Open Source
7 7 (16.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (16.28%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Analytics
9 4 (9.30%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (9.30%) Data Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Big Data Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) Python
3 8 (18.60%) Java 8
3 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.28%) Groovy
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) ES6
7 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) C#
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) Terraform
2 21 (48.84%) Ansible
3 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (23.26%) Kubernetes
5 5 (11.63%) Consul
5 5 (11.63%) Packer
6 4 (9.30%) Puppet
7 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
8 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
9 1 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Databricks
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) Sophos
5 1 (2.33%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) WSO2